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Man on scooter shot, police investigate armed robberies

Police are investigating after a man on a scooter was shot off Infant View Road on Thursday night.

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Robert F Kennedy, Jr to deliver 'clean water' lecture in Grand Bahama

ON Saturday night, conservationist, environmental attorney and author Robert F. Kennedy, Jr will deliver a lecture entitled: “Access to clean water, it’s a human right” at 7pm at the Regency Theatre in Grand Bahama.

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Teenager De'Andranique seeking help in ovarian cancer fight

A TEENAGER is seeking the public's help to raise funds to assist in her fight against ovarian cancer.

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Disney Cruise Line announces all-female scholarship arrangement with LJM Maritime Academy

DISNEY Cruise Line (DCL) has announced an all-female scholarship arrangement with the LJM Maritime Academy, permitting female cadets with leadership aspirations an opportunity to enrol in a three-year programme.

Bahamas Organisation of LGBTI Affairs formed

THE local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community has taken another step toward formalising a means of public sensitization and education through the formation of the Bahamas Organisation of LGBTI Affairs.

Ministers quiet on swimming pigs venture worry

AMID calls for the removal of a group of pigs from a west Grand Bahama “swimming pigs” venture over allegations of inhumane treatment toward the animals, two Cabinet ministers whose portfolios govern separate aspects of such operations have declined to address it.

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Owner defends treatment of pigs at tourist attraction

THE owner of an eco-tour company in Grand Bahama that has come under fire over concerns of how it houses its “swimming pigs” insisted yesterday that the tour operation is “above board.”

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More money planned to buy ambulances

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday there are plans to request money for more ambulances when his ministry submits its financial needs to the government for consideration in the new budget.

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Tougher fines for drivers who kill

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the government will increase penalties for killing in the course of dangerous driving.